Monthly Archives: May 2011

What to watch for in Twitter’s photo-sharing feature

Pictures in Twitter should be easy. On an iPhone, there should be camera functionality built into the Twitter app. The steps to publish a photo should be as follows: 1. Take the picture. 2. Enter a title. 3. Click OK. … Continue reading

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Is there an education bubble?

This question is out there, and it’s a good question to ask. Originally posed by angel investor Peter Thiel. Should everyone be getting a college education? Does an education actually do anything for the student? Since I’ve been associated with … Continue reading

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Flickr becomes important again, imho

Sounds like it’s totally confirmed that Twitter will announce that they do photos, this week, at the D9 conference in California. Meanwhile Flickr is still the way I upload pictures. I like that it’s owned by Yahoo, a sleeping giant, … Continue reading

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Biking round the tip of Manhattan

8.57 miles, 1 hour 9 minutes. Hot day, best for biking.

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The importance of perspective

A quick story… I had a major liquidity event that had to be covered by tech analysts, even people who didn’t like me. And when they wrote their pieces, they generally said that they didn’t, in one way or another … Continue reading

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Iran’s idea — not far-fetched, at all

There’s an idea floating around, via the Wall Street Journal, that Iran is contemplating cutting their Internet off from the rest of us. Basically creating a private Internet that’s not connected to anyone outside Iran. It’s very possible. If there … Continue reading

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Facebook is building a browser

TechCrunch reports that Facebook is hiring a team in Seattle to work on “desktop” software. If you think about it for five seconds, it’s got to be a browser. Of course they’re building one, just as clearly as Google was … Continue reading

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